James David Burleson

8 August 1905–14 July 1960 (Age 54)
Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life Summary of James David

When James David Burleson was born on 8 August 1905, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, his father, John J Burleson, was 25 and his mother, Goulda McCullough, was 18. He married Winnie Pearl Mount on 25 December 1926, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1930 and Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1935. He died on 14 July 1960, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

James David Burleson
Winnie Pearl Mount
Marriage: 25 December 1926
Tom Jarvis Burleson
Wanda Jean Burleson
Infant Burleson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1926Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 1
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    Age 15
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English (Durham): habitational name, perhaps from a metathesized form of Brusselton (Durham) or possibly an altered form of Burniston in Pickering Lythe (North Yorkshire). See Burnison .History: Aaron Burleson emigrated from England to NC in 1726.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (18)

    • James David Burleson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • J D Burleson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • J D Burleson, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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